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FdA Children and Young People

Start Date: 9th September 2024

Newcastle College Childcare 7
  • Length 2 years
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

FdA Children and Young People (awarded by NCG)

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More about the course

This degree in Children and Young People will open up a range of career opportunities within schools, early years environments, youth work, outreach and working with SEN children.

If you are passionate about working with children and child development, this degree is the perfect platform to a rewarding career.

You will cover a variety of topics such as child development, safeguarding and the National Curriculum, all from tutors with many years of experience working in the sector.

From 2024 this degree will be an approved Higher Technical Qualification quality marked by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.

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Hear from Foundation Degree students Meg and Abby

What can I do with a qualification in Childcare?

Daily tasks:

  • Liaises with parents, carers and colleagues and keeps appropriate records.
  • Puts away equipment and cleans premises after use.
  • Organises and supervises children.
  • Organises and supervises children on excursions.
  • Encourages children.
  • Provides play areas and prepares materials for a wide range of children.
  • Supervises children.

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Median Salary

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Daily tasks:

  • Helps with outings and other out-of-classroom activities.
  • Makes simple teaching aids and constructs thematic displays of educational material or children.
  • Assists children with washing or dressing for outdoor and similar activities.
  • Listens to children read, reads to them or tells stories.
  • Looks after lesson materials such as paper, pencils and crayons.
  • Assists teacher with preparation or clearing up of classroom.

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Daily tasks:

  • Monitors progress and welfare of young people in employment and advises them on any difficulties.
  • Organises careers forums and exhibitions and establishes and maintains contact with local employers, colleges and training providers.
  • Liaises with employers to determine employment opportunities and advises schools, colleges or individuals accordingly.
  • Visits educational and other establishments to give talks and distribute information regarding careers.
  • Advises on appropriate courses of study or avenues into employment.
  • Uses an interview, questionnaire and/or psychological or other test to determine the aptitude, preferences and temperament of the client.

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What can I do with a qualification in Childcare?

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